Monthly Archives: May 2011

    • Start Your Projects

      Summertime is almost here and millions of Americans will be starting home improvement projects.  Whether they're classified as maintenance, updating or energy saving, they should make homeownership more enjoyable. Remodeling magazine's 2010-11 Cos...
      Written by InTouch
    • Buy Now or Wait

      Uncertainty as to whether prices will continue to fall has to be one of the most common causes of buyer procrastination.  Paying too much wouldn't be a smart thing but price isn't the only factor to consider.  Interest rates have as much effe...
      Written by InTouch
    • Not So Fast Buyers!

      One of the challenges buyers are having with financing may be their own understanding or lack thereof. In a recent survey done by research firm Ipsos for Zillow, a surprising number of incorrect answers to true or false questions were given by prospect...
      Written by InTouch
    • Cash-In Refinance

      Here's an interesting thought. Instead of pulling money out of your equity when refinancing your home, consider putting some cash into your equity. The strategy would be to get a considerably lower rate and a shorter term than 30 years. It will pay off...
      Written by InTouch
    • Incentives to Buy

      In one of the best buyer markets ever, sellers are not really doing much to encourage purchasers to act now. Builders offer a variety of incentives such as upgrades, seller-paid closing costs, interest rate buy downs, washers, dryers, refrigerators or ...
      Written by InTouch